Archive for May, 2013

I saw this someecard today, and recalled a post from last year on how I can never seem to parallel park with Cliff is in the car. Though I can whip into tight spaces when I’m alone, I always seem to whiff instead of whip when Cliff is riding with me. Based on some research more »

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On this blog, we tend to operate under the assumption that your marriage is mostly fine. Maybe not spectacular, but doing okay. We presume you read this blog because it makes you feel not-alone in the little niggling thoughts about your relationships, or because it holds you accountable to a higher standard, or because you more »

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  Our family mostly enjoys road trips. After all, what red-blooded American couldn’t appreciate the open road or gas station snacks or alphabet gamesĀ or playlists (formerly known as mix tapes)? Unfortunately, road trips are preceded by packing. And while packing once seemed pretty simple, it is now one of the most dreaded processes in our more »

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The email arrived in the middle of my work day – just a line or two from Cliff: “We’ve got to figure out what we’re doing about the dinner on 5/14. Are we cooking, buying, asking people to bring potluck?” What dinner on the 14th? I wondered. Are we hosting something? I checked our Google more »

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